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Suspicious Activity Reports and Cash Seizure: An Abuse of Process?


By Shaul Brazil & Tom McNeill, BCL Burton Copeland BCL Burton Copeland’s Shaul Brazil and Tom McNeill explore the problematic nature of recent “innovations” from UK law enforcement, most notably regarding the misuse of the disclosure and consent regime. 

Business Crime Defence 2016: Discussion

Who’s Who Legal brings together Saverio Lembo at Bär & Karrer and Judith Seddon at Clifford Chance to discuss issues facing business crime defence lawyers and their clients in the industry today, including key cases, the increasing focus on prosecuting individuals and upcoming market developments. 

Franchise 2016: Roundtable

Who’s Who Legal brings together three leading experts to discuss issues facing franchise lawyers and their clients in the industry today.

What does Brexit Mean For Franchisors Around the World?

Mark Abell

By Mark Abell, Bird & Bird  The decision of the United Kingdom on 23 June 2016 to leave the European Union will have a very real, but not yet fully known, impact upon all those franchisors around the world that have a presence in the UK and possibly many of those which have a presence in the rest of the EU. This will present challenges for franchise lawyers, who will need to understand the potential implications as they change and develop over the coming years and advise their franchise clients how best to deal with them. 

Real Estate in India: An Overview


By Neerav Merchant, Majmudar & Partners "Based on various reports the real estate sector looks fertile for future growth and the Indian real estate market may touch US$180 billion by 2020. To adjudge the real estate sector’s critical role in the Indian economy, it may be beneficial to trace its development over the decades."

The Impact of Clashing Interests and Agendas on Real Estate Transactions


By Ira J Waldman and Adam B Weissburg, Cox Castle & Nicholson In this article, Ira Waldman and Adam Weissburg discuss the increasingly competing interests of major players in the US real estate market, including state and federal governments, the public and financial investors, and the way in which these diverging agendas are impacting the direction of its development. 

Real Estate Practice Area Review

Joao Woiler

By João Woiler, Woiler & Contin Advogados At a time when the country is experiencing great economic turmoil, João Woiler assesses the impact this has had on the Brazilian real estate market as well as government policy concerning the sector.  

Real Estate 2016: Discussion

Who’s Who Legal brings together Roger Winston at Ballard Spahr and Joel Rothstein at Sidley Austin to discuss the current state of real estate construction, the growing importance of public-private partnerships in attracting investments and upcoming challenges real estate lawyers will be facing over the coming years.  

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